Category Archives: 2015-16

On Vacation

Not much to post these days. I took July off from – well, everything work related. Mike and I are currently on Cortes Island in BC, reading, hiking, playing games, and taking things very slowly.  I know August will be … Continue reading

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MIE Expert US Forum

Looking at the date of this posting and the topic,  I can tell I’ve been busy. This weekend (starting on Friday) was our 2nd MIE Expert US Forum. Microsoft flew 100 MIEs to Denver to connect, laugh, teach, learn, and … Continue reading

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Weeks 39-40: Moving On

This was a great year at KiMS. Projects, activities, OneNote, technology, change, struggles, laughter – all of it was memorable and worth all of it.   The last few weeks were good because I did my best to be present … Continue reading

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Week 38: Hiking

    Mike and I got up early today to a)go for a hike b)get ahead of everyone else who was going for a hike. Our voyage took us out to Rattlesnake Ledge in North Bend, a beautiful (and very … Continue reading

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Weeks 36-37

It’s crazy how it all just gets away from you. We’ve started the slow crawl toward crazy here in the library. Still managing to keep it all under control, but I feel like everything is about to get that much … Continue reading

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Weeks 34-35: Changes and More

Reflections from the last few weeks: Take-apart station was CRAZY popular. Students so loved getting into the devices we collected, really taking them apart. Lot’s oh “oohs!” and “aaahs!” all over the place. Now  students are converting the equipment into … Continue reading

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Week 33:What Day Is It?

Just trying to survive the (now) visible wave of the end of the year. 6 weeks to go, and it’s been busy. Finished science projects with 7th grade. The catastrophic events preparedness kits and models were so well done. The … Continue reading

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